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Assistant Professor of Gerontology

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Assistant Professor of Gerontology

Effective Date

August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Gerontology or closely related field
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018
  • Demonstrated potential in teaching and advising at the college level
  • Demonstrated competency in research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated participation in professional organizations and community collaborations related to the discipline
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated teaching excellence through student/peer evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching Gerontology courses at college level
  • Demonstrated experience in case management, program evaluation and/or program administration
  • Participation in gerontology service learning/community engagement
  • Experience with hybrid and on-line teaching pedagogies
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience with intergenerational and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Experience with internal and external grant writing and implementation




  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Gerontology
  • Participate in curriculum development and maintenance
  • Recruit and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Serve on thesis/directed project committees
  • Actively participate in professional organizations related to the discipline
  • Maintain a professional network among local and state programs and agencies related to aging
  • Conduct a consistent program of aging-focused research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Actively participate in service at the program, department, college, and university levels


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Copies of recent publications and student evaluations, if available
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Wendy Reiboldt, Department Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences – GERN Program

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-0501


562-985-8250 and/or E-Mail:


Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin November 1, 2017

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)




A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.



CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.